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The Faithful Couple - A. D. Miller

You Review: The Faithful Couple – A. D. Miller

Reviewed by Jake Lloyd Staley Brain scientists tell us that memories of an experience long past are recursive. Each time we recall an event, we are actually remembering the last time we thought of it. The memory inevitably evolves with …

hausfrau - Jill Alexander Essbaum

This Just In: Fiction

Eight Recently-Arrived Titles from the Fiction Section: Please contact our stores for an exact stock check. Ebook available for Look Who’s Back, The Maldive Shark (and the other Penguin Little Black Classics), Aquarium, The Buried Giant and The Narrow Road …

Girl Runner - Carrie Snyder

You Review: Girl Runner – Carrie Snyder

Reviewed by Anouschka van Leeuwen Girl Runner tells the story of the fictional character Aganetha Smart, who won a gold medal during the Olympic games of 1928 during the first women’s running races. She grew up on her father’s farm with …

The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro

Staff Review: The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro

Reviewed by JeroenW As if to warn away anyone who is allergic to any fantasy elements, Kazuo Ishiguro mentions on the very first page of The Buried Giant that the people in his story are afraid of ogres. Seasoned readers …

The Hourglass Factory - Lucy Ribchester

You Review: The Hourglass Factory – Lucy Ribchester

Reviewed by Didi Groenhoff London, 1912. Female reporter Frankie George, dressed in trousers (very unusual for women at the time) tries to start a career in journalism. To her dislike, she consistently gets ‘female’ subjects. Now she’s been asked to …